The Division of Academic General Pediatrics at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Children’s Hospital is seeking a talented physician for a growing complex care program. The complex care service will provide both primary care and consultative care for children with medical complexity (CMC) in the inpatient and outpatient settings. CMC include children with reliance on medical technology (g-tubes, tracheostomies) as well as children with complex medical conditions leaving them medically fragile and at high risk for frequent hospitalizations.
The candidate will join two physicians and three RN care coordinators to provide comprehensive care for this unique patient population. Experience with caring for CMC is valuable and a passion for caring for this population is essential. Interest in scholarly activity and teaching medical students and residents is also required. Pediatricians with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply though academic rank will be commensurate with experience and record of scholarly accomplishments.
Penn State Children’s Hospital is located near the state capital of Harrisburg, PA and is a safe, family-friendly location with access to excellent public schools. Our neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, history, education, and culture. Hershey is approximately 90 minutes to Philadelphia and Baltimore and less than 2.5 hours to New York City and Washington, DC.Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
For additional information, please contact:Patty Shipton, Physician Recruiter at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce. EOE-AA-M/F/D/V. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 6507
About Penn State Health Children's Hospital
Penn State Health Children's Hospital is a major pediatric referral center for Central Pennsylvania. The five-story Children's Hospital opened in 2013, which includes 128 beds, five pediatric-only operating rooms, a pediatric cardiac catheritization lab, blood bank, and pediatric cancer pavilion. Named a national leader in six pediatric specialties (cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and urology) in US News and World Report's 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospital rankings.